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Performance Appraisals

  Performance Appraisals – Time to Change Holidays are almost here most of us are already wrapping up our deliverables be it school or work and getting into the festive mood ;there is one thing I am sure most of … Continue reading

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Things are not always what they seem…

Ah, how refreshing to see another blog started with a cliché.  Freeman Teague Jr., now better known as Gypsy Teague, said, “Nothing is so simple it cannot be understood”, I have no idea what that means! I often wonder, is … Continue reading

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Is honesty really the best policy?

I started thinking about this on my way home from Game 5 of the ALDS last week.  I am a huge Tampa Bay Rays baseball fan and I got into a discussion with a friend on the way home from … Continue reading

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Pink Elephant

As I read through the blogs left by fellow classmates and the responses left by the undergrads I tried teleporting myself back to my final months of college, the good ole days.  I thoroughly enjoyed college, the knowledge gained, the … Continue reading

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Spill the Beans…

Have you ever been told “Don’t spill the beans?” I am sure, that as a soon to be college graduate, you have at one point or another in your life heard that phrase. Either it was said directly to you, … Continue reading

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Advice to the Upcoming Grad…

First off congrats!! Soon you’ll be crossing the stage and receiving your diploma. The crossing of the stage is also symbolic of crossing into a new stage of life called Adulthood. Adulthood can be tricky, because you probably already consider yourself … Continue reading

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Is transparency a dirty word?

Transparency is a 12 letter word, and it might as well be as dangerous as three “4” letter words. We use four letter words sometimes to express out utter disgust with certain aspects of life. Transparency is often looked upon … Continue reading

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You Have To Take It!

So, you are graduating from college and planning your next path in life. You may chose to get a job in the corporate world, start your own enterprise or you may decide to travel and discover new places. You have … Continue reading

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Marketing Yourself in a Recession

You’re Hired! I guess you all can’t wait to hear those words and you are all probably nervous and wondering if that will be possible in today’s sluggish economy. I’m not going to lie, it’s tough out there, but you … Continue reading

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What business schools should tell you, but sometimes don’t.

Let me start by being really open… I believe the University of Tampa tries exceptionally hard to communicate what the “real world” is like. What do I mean? Think of those classes where someone always walks in a bit late, … Continue reading

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